The worldwide mission of the Council for Exceptional Children is to improve educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities.

CEC accomplishes its mission, which is carried out in support of special education professionals and others working on behalf of individuals with exceptionalities, by advocating for appropriate governmental policies, by setting professional standards, by providing continuing professional development, by advocating for newly and historically under served individuals with exceptionalities, and by helping professionals achieve the conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

 CEC is a non-profit organization concerned with the education and well-being of exceptional individuals was founded in 1922. There are now over 24,000 members representing state units, Canadian providences, university students, divisions, as well as countries throughout the world.


California Council for Exceptional Children (CACEC)

OFFICERS 2017-2018

Kevin OhRepresentative Assembly -
Theresa CoppleRepresentative Assembly -
Jacque ClarkStudent
Debra CoteOrange County CEC
Jerry HimeCAN Committee
Susan JenningsMembership Committee
Leah WoodYes I Can! Committee
Stephen CrutchfieldYes I Can! Committee
Terese AcevesNational CEC Board
John HessExecutive Director,

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